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From the kitchen, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients are integrated into Minami's dishes to reflect Vancouver's diverse flavours. This culinary approach evokes both the passion and beauty of Aburi cuisine, as each dish is artfully plated on custom-designed Arita Yaki plate ware hand picked by owner Seigo Nakamura from the artisan town of Arita, Japan.
Minami Restaurant offers a dynamic space for both dining and entertaining, including two private dining rooms, a seated lounge, hidden garden patio, and sushi bar.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
aonori tempura, crispy brussels sprouts, tsukemono, tosazu sauce, squid ink reduction
tiger prawns, herb-beer batter, soy balsamic reduction, sweet chilli harissa aioli, kale quinoa salad with miso ranch
Thank you, we had a perfect evening and the care of service was outstanding!
Excellent food, and even better service
Minami was my favourite sushi restaurant in Vancouver. This was the first time we went after pandemic and the quality of food and service have gone down. Rice used to be warm but it was pretty cool and the service was almost non existent unless called. Sushi and rolls used to almost melt in your mouth but wasn't the case this time around. And menu has changed as well a bit.
Food and services never ceases to amaze! Pricey but it is worth every $$$.
Was so excited to dine in since the closure due to covid. Salmon oshi and aburi lobster/ scallops were cold. Dissappointing, but still tasty.
Very good food but the service was not so fast because they managed many food take away
Awesome food, great care by servers & hosts. Thoroughly enjoyed.
Good choice for a nice sushi meal in Yaletown. Great service and the food was very good.
Superb as always!
Everything was awesome we will be back soon
Despite the Covid situation, Minami continues to provide top notch service and great food.
We had a lovely dinner on their patio was was quiet and private. Solid measures were followed to ensure physical distancing and customer/staff safety.
Great manager and they always take care of us!
Missed your wonderful food establishment more than you know - third year celebrating a lifelong friends Bday -its a tradition and so happy we were able to keep the annual event going. Thank you to all the wonderful staff at Minami!
Always a great experience at Minami. Staff, food, and drinks are outstanding.
Great place, variety of choices however the sushi rolls have more rice than filling - fish/veggies.
Excellent food and service. Quiet and pleasant outdoor area for dining. Overall very good and highly recommended for high end tasty sushi.
Great service and outstanding food. Welcome back.
In light of the pandemic, it was nice to see Minami re-open with safety measures in place. My partner and I sat in the patio and everything was perfect from the service to the food.
Food delicious as usual. Patio a great place to dine.
Wonderful as always
Good food but exceedingly expensive when compared to the,amount of food served. We had to order additional dishes just to be satiated. The wine too was highly priced for an inexpensive bottle of white wine. Presentation is lovely but if carcasses and flowers cannot be eaten they should not take up most of the room on your plate of a few thin pieces of sashimi. They should be more generous with their fish for the prices charged.
The new spicy edamame is a treat!
The eggplant and red pepper nigiri are new favorites.
Bus service was good. Our primary server was hard to get a hold of.
We came here for a Valentine’s Date and everything was so delicious. We ordered the aburi beef carpaccio, the salmon oshi sushi, the Saba oshi sushi, the ebi oshi sushi, and the champagne roll. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by the ebi aburi sushi - the citrus flavour complimented the ebi so well! We also ordered a matcha lemonade and a glass of nichol Pinot Gris white wine. Everything was simply delicious. The service was great too. We always have a wonderful time here and cannot wait to come back!
If you want a fancy sushi restaurant which serves sushi at expensive prices, with a nice ambience, than Minami is a good choice! However if you're looking for value and better tasting/quality sushi then you best venture elsewhere. I would recommend this as a place to try, or a place for a social function not for a place where you want good quality sushi for the price. I say this due to the fact the aburi sushi (top is seared) came to us cold, as if it was sitting there waiting for a server. The sushi rice was also cold, as if it was taken out of a fridge not too long ago. I guess it was my fault for coming here with high expectations as I knew the sushi came with a high price point. The Service however, was great! Very friendly and water glass was constantly topped up and each sushi roll came with an explanation of what it was. However, service can only go so far. I can say I am glad I tried Minami but for the price point I will gladly go to other sushi joints that offer the same if not better sushi at better prices.
Everything is fine just the food servicing is a little bit slow
Didn't really enjoy the flavor of their "famous" salmon roll. Overall, it was a very underwhelming experience, and we left disappointed. Out of all of the meals we had over a week of vacation in Vancouver and Whistler, this was the least favorite.
Minami is the best sushi I’ve had. We are not from Vancouver and when we get the chance to make it up there, we always go to Minami without a question!
Great food and drinks
The food was great, but the restaurant was really noisy
Both thumbs up for food quality, service, and ambience. Will surely be back!
Philippino male server was awful. Never going again
My friend and I did the Dine Out Vancouver, lunch and it was as expected. Delicious and everything came out at a timely manner and each dish was well described by all the servers. Thank you to all for this great experience.
Great food and experience. They found out we had gotten engaged the day before and brought us complimentary champagne and dessert to celebrate.
Always a pleasure dining at to Minami! Quality of food is always great and we are always reminded that we should come back more often! All of the Aburi sushis are amazing!
Our waiter was very attentive. I just hope he mentioned his name when he approached the table. Food was a hit or miss. Overall, it was a good experience.
Service was horrible. The server did not even greet us until 20 minutes later when we were ready to order she served another customer that just sat down. We were not even give water then. She even got our order wrong. She was more interested in hiding in a corner flirting with the manager. I will never go back to Minami. Miku is so much better and I suggest that anyone considering going to Minami to go to Miku instead.
Our absolute must visit every time we come to Vancouver!
Minami offers high-quality sushi and sashimi and beautifully presented dishes. Their food and service are consistent every visit. We definitely recommend this restaurant to everyone!
Minami Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.
Minami Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 1719 OpenTable diners.
Minami Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://minamirestaurant.com/gift-cards-cakes/.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.